Author Archives: Cindy

The Simple Gifts of Christmas

As we move closer to Christmas, I’m beginning to see more posts on the social networks…some with the countdowns of shopping days left, some with happy remarks about how far they are with their shopping, and several with not-so-happy remarks … Continue reading

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By the chimney with care…

One of the traditions I’ve decided to bring back to our home, this Christmas, are the stockings. As each of our kids have grown and married, their stocking has been removed from the fireplace mantel and sent along with them. … Continue reading

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It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!

We had an early Thanksgiving this year. Real early! My youngest son and his new bride were returning to their mission field in Mexico earlier this month, so the family decided we needed to plan something before they left. Yep, … Continue reading

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Begin Again

It was a little over a year ago when HB and I read about and committed to a drastic lifestyle change. I’m referring to the way we were eating…because we were, essentially, out of control! This new and drastic change … Continue reading

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Simple Somethings

“You never know when one act or one word of encouragement will change a life forever.” When I came across this quote today, my heart did a mental rewind to Saturday when I came home and found a message “from” … Continue reading

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To: My Favorite Booty!

I cannot stop laughing at this! After a busy morning, I had just come home and was getting ready to begin some Saturday afternoon chores. I walked through the house, pulling back curtains, and opening windows to let the sunshine … Continue reading

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Healing Balm

It happened two days ago. The work week had been a busy one, but I was feeling like I had an energetic spunk in my step. I was on track and moving through a very productive day. In spite of falling off … Continue reading

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Want S’more?

Earlier this week, in my “I can tell you this…” post, I included pictures from the rehearsal dinner we hosted for our son and [now] daughter in-love. In addition to setting up our fancy pizza spread, I also found the … Continue reading

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Zoning In

Sitting here at work, I just opened the monthly calendar. I need to schedule a couple of personal appointments and wanted to check my availability. Wow. As I look over the boxes on the page, I am amazed with all … Continue reading

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I can tell you this…

Wow…where in the world did September go? As I start this daily blog, I’m struggling with the thought of, “Where do I even begin?” There’s so much I would love to tell you about, but September, in many ways, is … Continue reading

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